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Item is a sketch map depicting various historical roads in early Vancouver, designed by J.S. Matthews and executed by John Pinder-Moss on his behalf.

Pinder-Moss, John

Vancouver, B.C. from Hotel Vancouver

Photograph shows a northeast view of the 600 Block Granville Street including the New York Block, the Hudson's Bay Company store, part of the C.P.R. Park and Holy Rosary Cathedral in the background

[Members of the Gibson family]

Group portrait showing Minister Lacey, Charlotte Gibson, Ralph Gibson, Chuck Winegarden, Lloyd Baker, George Gibson Sr., Emma Gibson, Mrs. Gibson, Harriet Gibson (McColl), Tom Soanes, Mary Lusk, Tom Andrew Sr., Irene Smith, Nellie Gibson, Sadie Soames, Eliza Andrew and others

[Group portrait] Vancouver Football Team

Studio portrait: Players identified, back row L-R: E.W.W. Pugh, A.P. May, F.W. Johnson, R.E. Palmer, H.H. MacKay, R.P. Woodward, G.F. Rounsefell, R.G. Harvey, middle row L-R: R.M. Fripp, A.B. Williams, A.G. Malcolm, J.M. Bowell, G.H. Woodward, J.W. Dawson, C. Campbell and front row L-R: P. Evans, H. McGregor and F.W. Rounsefell.

[Composite of Vancouver scenes]

Photograph consists of a composite of various photographs and drawings of Vancouver scenes, assembled together along with various types of foliage. Images in the composite include: street scenes, boats and ships, logging scenes, and other images. J.S. Matthews' notes with print or negative in Archives.

[Mayor, Council and City officials assembled in front of tent]

Photograph shows City Council members and officials standing in front of a tent with the sign "City Hall", after the fire of 1886. The men in the photograph are: (seated, left to right) C.M. Coldwell, E.P. Hamilton, J.R. Northcote, Mayor M.A. Maclean, L. A. Hamilton, P. Cordiner, City Clerk T.F. McGuigan; (standing, left to right) J. Griffith, R. Balfour, T. Dunn, City Solicitor J.J. Blake, J. Humphries, City Treasurer G.F. Baldwin, and City Coroner Dr. W.J. McGuigan. The empty chair on the left is for Councillor H. Hemlow, who was absent on business. The man standing on the wharf in the background is G.W. Gibson, founder of Gibson's Landing.
J.S. Matthews' notes with print or negative in Archives.

Real estate office in big tree

Photograph shows a group of men on Granville Street posing on and around large tree stump as a promotional advertising event. The men in the photograph are, from left to right on ground: Edwin Sanders, A.W. Ross, Dr. Fort, J.W. Horne, Mr. Hendrickson, and U.S. Consul Mr. Hemming. Men on log are: H.A. Jones, Mr. Stiles, and an unidentified man. J.S. Matthews' notes with print or negative in Archives.

Vancouver after fire

Photograph shows George R. Gordon's tent among debris at Cordova Street and Carrall Street and the Regina Hotel in the background.

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